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Lelan Rogers

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, July 1971

LELAN ROGERS first sprang to prominence as the man who brought national success to Esther Phillips with 'Release Me'. In the decade that has passed, ...

Betty Lavette: First Album Due After Ten Years…

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, December 1972

BELIEVE IT or not, Betty Lavette is celebrating her tenth year as a recording artist and yet it is only now that she really feels ...

Betty LaVette

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, March 1976

ANY LIST of legendary 'deep soul' sisters would be totally incomplete without the name of a young lady from Detroit whose emotion-packed recordings have been ...

Bettye LaVette: Finally...

Interview by David Nathan, SoulMusic.com, 2005

THERE ARE any number of R&B songs we could use as a cliché for the title of this article on the super-soulful Ms. Bettye Lavette. ...

Betty LaVette: I've Got My Own Hell to Raise (Anti)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Observer, The, September 2005

PREVIOUSLY KNOWN only to fanatical followers of obscure deep soul, the legendary Ms LaVette belatedly comes in for a Joe Henry tune-up on this feisty, ...

Bettye LaVette: Highline Ballroom, New York, NY

Live Review by Kandia Crazy Horse, Harp, September 2007

WAKING UP every morning now with the Blues, so catching the divine Lady Bettye LaVette's recent Manhattan show at the Highline was a foregone conclusion. ...

Bettye LaVette: Jazz Café, London

Live Review by Nick Hasted, Independent, The, December 2012

"WE HAVE just finished the 8-year Who the Hell Is She? Tour," Bettye LaVette jokes, with a smile which could be the definition of rueful. ...

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